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March 3 – Marriage Equality Video

PFLAG Bellevue Chapter is inviting all Equal Marriage allies to gather at Volunteer Park on March 3, 2012: When: Saturday, March 3 (or if rainy, Saturday, March 10) Time: 1:30 pm sharp! Place: Volunteer Park, 1247- 15th Ave East, Seattle ( look for the flag with stars and rainbow stripes) PFLAG Bellevue Chapter invites you … Read more

Marriage Equality Law Signed Today!

Coverage of today’s historic passage of Marriage Equality in Washington State! Gregoire signs gay marrage into law: Seattle Times Gay marriage legal with governor’s signature: Seattle PI WA same-sex marriage bill signed into law: King 5 Gregoire signs bill legalizing gay marriage: KOMO News Schram: Don’t derail such a momentous milestone for same-sex marriage: KOMO … Read more

CA Prop 8 Unconstitutional!

It was announced today that a 3-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals found California’s Prop 8 unconstitutional. Read more at the links below: CA Gay Marriage Ban is Unconstitutional: Seattle TimesCA Ban on Gay Marriage Struck Down: Seattle PIAppeals Court Rejects CA Prop 8: CNNCourt: CA Marriage Ban is Unconstitutional: MSNBC

WA Legislature has the votes to pass Marriage Equality

It was announced today that there are enough votes to pass the Marriage Equality legislation in Washington state. Here are a series of news articles marking the historic decision. Senate has votes needed – Seattle TimesLegislature has enough votes – Seattle PIWashington has enough votes – KOMO 4 NewsGay marriage supporters have enough votes – … Read more

Marriage Equality Hearings in Olympia

Marriage Equality hearings will be held on Monday, January 23, in Olympia. The Senate Committee hearings begin at 10am and the House Committee hearings begin at 1:30pm. Below are links with additional information. Action Alert: Hearing Guidelines – Equal Rights WAPacked Hearings on Gay Marriage Bills – Seattle TimesOne Vote Away from Marriage Equality – … Read more

Seattle Athletes – It Gets Better!

Seattle Storm – Mariners – Sounders – Seahawks join It Gets Better with a powerful message to all who’ve been bullied. Check here for more It Gets Better videos. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=erjMzGXH5KI&feature=player_embedded[/youtube]

Notice of Proposed Bylaw Changes

The Seattle Chapter is proposing a few bylaw changes and will present them at the Annual Meeting on Monday, November 7 at 7pm. Current members of the Seattle Chapter will have the opportunity to vote on the bylaw changes in addition to board member positions. The proposed changes will update the following areas: Objectives: gender/sexual … Read more

Abby Dees at August Support Meeting

Abby Dees is a civil-rights attorney, writer (“Queer Questions Straight Talk”) and editor who has been actively involved in lesbian, gay, and bisexual rights and awareness work for 25 years. She is closely involved with the Los Angeles chapters of the Human Rights Campaign and the Trevor Project (gay teen suicide prevention), and the San … Read more